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What Happened in 1787

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Famous People in 1787

World Leaders in 1787

Famous Weddings in 1787

  • Mar 11 Naval officer Horatio Nelson (28) weds Frances Nisbet at Montpelier Estate on the island of Nevis

Famous People Who Died in 1787

  • Jan 1 Arthur Middleton, American signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies at 44
  • Feb 12 Ruggiero Boscovich, Italian physicist, astronomer and philosopher, dies at 75
  • Feb 13 Ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)
  • Feb 13 Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, French statesman and diplomat, dies at 67
  • Mar 2 Jean Allamand, Swiss-Dutch natural philosopher, dies at 73

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